from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern Turkey east of Ankara. It was known in the fifth century A.D. as an important Byzantine frontier post. Population: 361,000.

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  • proper n. An important city in eastern Turkey. Historically, part of Western Armenia.


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  • ERZURUM A minibus carrying students veered off the shoulder of a road yesterday, injuring 19 including the driver, in the Tortum district of Erzurum, the Anatolia news agency reported.

    TODAY'S ZAMAN :: News

  • The quake was felt in the provinces of Diyarbakir, Erzurum, Siirt, Mus and Agri, according to Bloomberg News.

    Turkey Earthquake 2011: 7.2 Quake Near Ercis Causes Death, Damage

  • While Erzurum felt wild and remote, Uludag is a handy add-on for anyone visiting Istanbul in the winter, and has a few luxury hotels that attract a wealthy crowd of Istanbulis, as well as visitors, including many families, from Dubai, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and India.

    Skiing in Turkey: a long way from St Anton

  • If you have irritants in the airways, they can close down almost to the size of a pinhole, says Serpil Erzurum, a pulmonologist and critical-care physician at the Cleveland Clinic who performs the procedure.

    New Surgery to Treat Asthma

  • In eastern provinces Ardahan, Erzurum, Kars, Sivas and Agri, temperature dropped to minus 40 degrees Celsius.

    Siberian Weather Hits Europe, Lakes and Waterfalls Freeze

  • The gas will be delivered to Erzurum in Turkey and then transported to Austria via Bulgaria, Romania, and Hungary.

    Pepe Escobar: Jumpin' Jack Verdi, It's a Gas, Gas, Gas: Iran and the Pipelineistan Opera

  • [4] Lucas is particularly insistent that the EU should support the Nabucco Pipeline project, which is supposed to link Austria with the eastern Turkish border town of Erzurum.

    The Russians Are Coming?

  • The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline brings a million barrels of Caspian crude oil from Azerbaijan via Georgia to the Turkish Mediterranean oil terminal of Ceyhan, and a parallel gas pipe to Erzurum provides much of eastern Turkey's energy needs.

    Heading Both Ways

  • The South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP), also named the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum pipeline, will run parallel to the BTC oil pipeline for most of its route before connecting to the Turkish gas infrastructure near the town of Erzurum.

    Energy profile of the Caspian Sea region

  • A person froze to death in Hizan town of eastern province of Bitlis, flights have been cancelled in Van due to heavy snowfall and, in the provinces of Erzurum and Ardahan, the temperature dropped to -31 degrees Celsius on Thursday night.

    Crying "dog"


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